Facsimile of LJS 51, Collection of alphabets and encoded correspondence

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2-6-2015

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Collection of encrypted correspondence between the compiler and various correspondents, in approximately 150 alphabets, accompanied by transcriptions of the letters in Arabic. The compiler cites Shihāb al-Dīn al-Jindī al-Ê»Alāʼī, Burhān al-Dīn al-Qudsī, and Taqī al-Dīn MuhÌ£ammad ibn JaÊ»far al-HÌ£usaynī as authorities for some of the alphabets. The manuscript is incomplete, lacking its beginning and end. Occasional marginal notes. Some worm damage in margins.

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Alphabets--Specimens Codices, Alphabets (symbols), Manuscripts Arabic--15th century, Manuscripts Medieval, Manuscripts Renaissance

Facsimile of LJS 51, Collection of alphabets and encoded correspondence

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